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Navy, Air Force, civilian volunteers join search for missing diver

Jun 06, 2019 - 2:45 PM

'Wescom, in coordination with various stakeholders, will continue conducting the joint search and rescue operations despite inclement weather,' says the Western Command as authorities and civilian volunteers search for diver Bryan Nazareno

SEARCH FOR MISSING DIVER. This Philippine Navy vessel is part of the search and rescue operation in Tubbataha Reef. Photo from Wescom

Coast Guard searches for missing diver in Tubbataha Reef

Jun 05, 2019 - 10:03 AM

The Philippine Coast Guard says diver Bryan Nazareno has been missing since June 3

AFC remembers late Filipina match commissioner Cathy Nazareno

Mar 27, 2019 - 7:37 PM

The Asian Football Confederation honors the late Cathy Nazareno for her 'work in spreading the game in the Philippines at the grassroots level'

GREAT CONTRIBUTIONS. Cathy Nazareno spearheads the country's grassroots program through the Younghusbands Football Academy. Photo from Cathy Nazareno's Facebook

PH Red Cross assists 1,634 people during Traslacion 2019

Jan 11, 2019 - 10:25 PM

Volunteer and personnel in a dozen Philippine Red Cross first aid stations serve devotees of the Black Nazarene

FIRST AID. A first aid station from contingent from the Quezon City DRRMO. Contributed photo

IN VIDEOS: The colorful Feast of the Black Nazarene 2019

Jan 10, 2019 - 3:28 AM

Go micro, and dive into the sea of people, through the videos produced by Rappler's Nazareno 2019 coverage team

DUNGAW. The image of the Black Nazarene is brought outside San Sebastian Church to 'meet' his mother, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, for the traditional 'Dungaw' as part of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Black Nazarene back in Quiapo Church after 21 hours

Jan 10, 2019 - 2:23 AM

The image of the Black Nazarene returns to the Quiapo Church at around 2:21 am on Thursday, January 10

NAZARENO 2019. Devotees raise their hands in prayer in front of the San Sebastian Church during the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

HIGHLIGHTS: Black Nazarene arriving at Quiapo Church

Jan 10, 2019 - 2:03 AM

(UPDATED) Watch as the annual Traslacion of the image of the Black Nazarene begins at Quirino Grandstand and ends at Quiapo Church

During Traslacion, a day’s work is fuelled by devotion

Jan 10, 2019 - 12:00 AM

The Feast of the Black Nazarene is the one day they could sell the whole day in the streets of Quiapo

WORK AND DEVOTION. For most vendors, work and devotion go together during the Feast of the Black Nazarene.

WATCH: Mary gazes at suffering Nazarene in Dungaw 2019

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:59 PM

The Dungaw depicts the Blessed Mother seeing her suffering Son, the Black Nazarene, on his way to Calvary

DUNGAW. The image of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (right) is depicted gazing at the image of the Black Nazarene (left) at the traditional 'Dungaw' as part of the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Traslacion 2019 across the Philippines

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:05 PM

Unlike in Manila where devotees push and pull to climb the Andas, in Cagayan de Oro no one is allowed to reach the image of the Nazarene

DEVOTION. Catholic faithfuls join the traslacion of the Black Nazarene from the Saint Augustine Cathedral to the Nazareno Parish in Cagayan de Oro City. Photo courtesy of Rhoel Condeza

Meet the men who form the 'human bridge' of Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 10:10 PM

Dozens of devotees offer their shoulders, knees, and backs as platforms for others to cross to and from the Quiapo Church during the 2019 Feast of the Black Nazarene

'HUMAN BRIDGE.' Devotees offer their backs, shoulders, and knees to help passersby switch sides along Quezon Boulevard, the busiest road during the Traslacion. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

WATCH: Walking towards Mary and Jesus during Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:16 PM

Devotees cross crowded streets where each step is another chance to receive blessings from blessed replicas of the statue

MOVING FORWARD. Devotees cross crowded streets to reach San Sebastian Church for the "Dungaw". Photo by Sofia Tomacruz/Rappler

WATCH: Surviving the busiest road in the PH during Traslacion

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:40 PM

How do devotees survive the most congested road in the Philippines during the Feast of the Black Nazarene? Faith.

BUSIEST TRASLACION ROAD. Quezon Boulevard is swamped with devotees for Nazareno 2019. Photo by Rambo Talabong/Rappler

Waiting for Nazareno: The mood in a sea of people

Jan 09, 2019 - 6:28 PM

It's more fun on the ground – sun, sweat, and sore feet notwithstanding

IN PHOTOS: First 12 hours of Traslacion 2019

Jan 09, 2019 - 5:09 PM

Based on previous years, the procession is expected to last about 20 hours, culminating in the image entering Quiapo Church to the cheers of thousands of devotees

Photo by Jire Carreon

Nazareno 2019 begins | Midday wRap

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:26 PM

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Devotion or fanaticism? Why devotees sacrifice for Black Nazarene

Jan 09, 2019 - 12:56 PM

The risks are high, but why does the Catholic faithful remain steadfast in its devotion?

WATCH: Why Coco Martin is a devotee of the Black Nazarene

Jan 09, 2019 - 8:49 AM

The actor is one of the speakers at the Quirino Grandstand a few hours before the Traslacion

DEVOTEE. Coco Martin speaks before Black Nazarene devotees ahead of Traslacion 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva

Traslacion 2019 begins as Tagle defends devotees

Jan 09, 2019 - 5:34 AM

The image of the Black Nazarene started moving out of the Quirino Grandstand at around 5:03 am on Wednesday

Hijos de Nazareno Bring the image of the Black Nazarene to the carriage, commonly called “Andas.” Photo by Angie de Silva

Cardinal Tagle defends Nazareno devotees vs 'fanatic' tag

Jan 09, 2019 - 1:43 AM

'Ang tunay na deboto ay nagmamahal,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle in his homily on the 2019 Feast of the Black Nazarene

TRUE DEVOTION. Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, says, unlike fanaticism, there is true love in a devotee. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Midnight Mass with Cardinal Tagle for Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Watch the midnight Mass for the Feast of the Black Nazarene, with Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle as homilist

IN PHOTOS: Security tightened on eve of Traslacion of Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 9:53 PM

The Philippine Coast Guard doubles its efforts to secure all waterways in Manila for the feast of the Black Nazarene

ON ALERT. A PCG Special Ops personnel watches over the waters of Pasig River. All photos by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Things to know about the Feast of the Black Nazarene

Jan 08, 2019 - 3:30 PM

The yearly feast is expected to gather millions of devotees in the country’s historic capital

Devotees at the blessing of replicas. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Cops, volunteers among first to join 'Pahalik' for Nazareno 2019

Jan 08, 2019 - 12:42 PM

'Sana'y lahat tayo may pagkakataon upang mapalapit up, close, and personal sa Panginoong Hesukristo,' says Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel

'PAHALIK.' A policeman touches and puts his forehead on a foot of the Black Nazarene image during the traditional 'Pahalik' on January 8, 2019. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

WATCH: Black Nazarene devotees seek blessings during procession of replicas

Jan 07, 2019 - 11:09 PM

Devotees pray for health, stability, and renewed hope for the coming year

PARADE. Devotees crowd outside the Quiapo church for the procession of replicas of the Black Nazarene image. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Thousands bless replicas of Black Nazarene statue

Jan 07, 2019 - 7:21 PM

The blessing of Black Nazarene replicas is carried out in advance as devotees and priests will be unable to do so on the feast day itself

BLESSING. A young girl is showered with holy water as priests bless replicas of the Black Nazarene statue. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LIST: Banned items, activities during Nazareno 2019

Jan 07, 2019 - 8:36 AM

Take note! Here are the prohibited items and activities for the Feast of the Black Nazarene 2019

NAZARENO BANS. The Manila Police District lists prohibited and discouraged activities and items during the week of the Feast of the Black Nazarene in 2019. Graphic by Ernest Fiestan

SCHEDULE: Nazareno 2019 activities

Jan 04, 2019 - 8:58 PM

The theme of Traslacion 2019 is: 'Deboto ng Poong Hesus Nazareno, Hinirang at pinili upang maging lingkod Niya'

Photo by Angie de Silva

Inflation rate slows down to 5.1% in December | Midday wRap

Jan 04, 2019 - 1:00 PM

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City of Manila suspends classes on January 9 for Nazareno 2019

Jan 04, 2019 - 10:55 AM

Work in the Manila City government, except in certain offices, is also suspended on January 9, the Feast of the Black Nazarene

NAZARENO 2019. The Black Nazarene is brought in a thanksgiving procession in the first hours of December 31, 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Pray for Duterte, says Quiapo priest ahead of Nazareno 2019

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:00 PM

Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel stresses that the Black Nazarene 'is for real,' as President Rodrigo Duterte questions the suffering Christ

BLACK NAZAREN. Quiapo Church rector Monsignor Hernando Coronel (2nd from left) addresses journalists in a media briefing on January 3, 2019, ahead of the Feast of the Black Nazarene. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Thousands join Black Nazarene thanksgiving procession

Dec 31, 2018 - 9:21 AM

The procession marks the start of the 9-day novena mass for the feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2019

Black Nazarene thanksgiving procession. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

The week in photos: March 24-30, 2018

Mar 31, 2018 - 4:44 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Catholic faithful carry the image of the "Jesus of the Great Power" during a procession on Holy Week, at La Merced church in Granada, some 48 kilometres from Managua, on March 27, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / INTI OCON

In fighting disinformation and trolls, silence 'cannot be an option'

Feb 14, 2018 - 5:30 PM

From Wikipedia to Facebook, how do we fight back against trolls, 'fake news' and historical revisionism?

FIGHT BACK. 'Don't surrender your space to people who are faceless, nameless, and mindless, says TV5 news anchor Ed Lingao at Democracy and Disinformation forum on February 13, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

How Duterte supporters swarmed the ICC Facebook page

Feb 14, 2018 - 3:15 PM

'All the posts of the past two days have been swarmed and attacked by Filipino trolls – every single post. It is crazy and it is full of non-sequiturs,' says computer programmer Carlos Nazareno

Ex-jail official dies during Traslacion of Nazareno 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - 3:00 PM

The Manila Police District initially said that they did not monitor or record fatalities from the popular religious event

CASUALTY. A former jail guard was the lone death reported so far in the Traslacion of the Black Nazarene 2018. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Devotees leave 15 trucks of garbage after Nazareno 2018 procession

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:49 PM

Collected trash were mostly plastic water bottles, styrofoam food containers, and carton boxes among others

Huge file of garbage were left by devotees along Quezon Blvd near the Quiapo church after the Translacion

Nazareno 2018, Calida on SC, Foreign terrorists in PH | Midday wRap

Jan 10, 2018 - 12:49 PM

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LOOK: Stars join Black Nazarene procession

Jan 10, 2018 - 11:17 AM

Coco Martin, Melai Cantiveros, and Jason Francisco are among those who have gone to the Quirino Grandstand during the mass before the procession starts

Over 6 million join Nazareno 2018 procession – MPD

Jan 10, 2018 - 6:17 AM

Manila Police District chief Joel Coronel says the thick crowds contributed to the slow movement of the image of the Black Nazarene in 2018

FILLED. Devotees by the thousands try to come near the image of the Black Nazarene. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

Zero fatalities, hundreds injured in Nazareno 2018

Jan 10, 2018 - 3:37 AM

(UPDATED) Hundreds are injured but quickly assisted by government agencies and volunteers

Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Nazareno returns to Quiapo Church after 22 hours

Jan 10, 2018 - 3:08 AM

(UPDATED) The image of the Black Nazarene reaches Quiapo Church at around 3:05 am Wednesday, January 10

After more than 22 hours the image of the Black Nazarene returns to Quiapo Church

LIVE: 2018 Feast of the Black Nazarene of Quiapo

Jan 10, 2018 - 12:59 AM

Your go-to page for Rappler's livestream of Nazareno 2018 events

TRASLACION. Devotees try to get near the carriage carrying the image of Jesus of the Black Nazarene as the annual Traslacion starts at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Saturday, January 9, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: The Quiapo fiesta

Jan 09, 2018 - 11:32 PM

A Quiapo Traslacion fiesta is nothing special, unless you factor in the devotion

THE REPLICAS. Replicas everywhere if you can't get near the andas.

Why teenagers join the Nazareno procession

Jan 09, 2018 - 9:32 PM

To keep traditions, realize dreams, and hope for miracles

TRADITION. Jerome Dalumpines (2nd from the left) goes through the crowd in Quiapo with his friends. Photo by Eloisa Lopez/Rappler

PANOORIN: Mga pamilyang deboto, kumpleto sa Nazareno 2018

Jan 09, 2018 - 9:20 PM

Isinama ng mga magulang na deboto ang kanilang mga anak sa Pista ng Nazareno

PANOORIN: Pag-uumapaw ng debosyon sa Nazareno

Jan 09, 2018 - 5:09 PM

Kahit mga pari, hirap pa ring maintindihan ang debosyon sa Poong Nazareno

NAZARENO DEVOTION. Devotees scramble to touch the rope pulling the carriage of the Black Nazarene in Binondo, Manila, on January 9, 2018. Photo by Maria Tan/Rappler

WATCH: Sea of Nazareno devotees in Traslacion 2018

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:27 PM

Up to 280,000 devotees join the annual procession of the Black Nazarene, called the Traslacion, as they scramble to touch the image they believe to be miraculous

SEA OF DEVOTEES. Thousands of Filipinos turned Binondo into a sea of devotees on January 9, 2018, as they scramble to touch the miraculous image of the Black Nazarene. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

PANOORIN: Nazareno prayer stations, sinimulan sa Traslacion 2018

Jan 09, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Layunin ng Quiapo Church na pagyamanin ang pananampalataya ng mga deboto ng Itim na Nazareno

NEW FEATURE. Quiapo Church introduces prayer stations for the Feast of the Black Nazarene on January 9, 2018. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

Nazareno 2018, PAO probes Dengvaxia death, U.S. on Salvadoran immigrants | Midday wRap

Jan 09, 2018 - 12:44 PM

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